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10:54 PM / Tuesday August 4, 2020

Week In Review

Activists say Philadelphia basement case preventable

October 23, 2011

The case came to light Saturday when landlord Turgut Gozleveli discovered the victims after he heard dogs barking. The door to the basement room was chained shut, but Gozleveli got inside and lifted a pile of blankets to find several sets of eyes staring back at him.

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Time For Some Action

October 14, 2011

For unemployment and poverty rates to go down in the African American community, it’s time for Blacks to stop asking the government for a jobs plan and create one for themselves with the help of people like BET founder Bob Johnson, media mogul Oprah Winfrey and others.

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Wall Street protesters: We’re in for the long haul

October 9, 2011

The protesters who have been camping out in Manhattan’s Financial District for more than two weeks eat donated food and keep their laptops running with a portable gas-powered generator. They have a newspaper — the Occupied Wall Street Journal — and a makeshift hospital.

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State budget cuts create turmoil in Chester schools

October 2, 2011

“I, Thaddeus Kirkland, do not speak for the Chester Upland School District admin. Let me be clear on that. However I do believe that I speak for the teachers, parents, children, educational support staff, the security services, maintenance workers and all those whose lives have been altered dramatically by…

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Parole board denies clemency for Troy Davis

September 23, 2011

The mother of a murdered police officer reacted with caution when she got the news Tuesday morning that the state Board of Pardons and Paroles had declined to commute the death sentence of Troy Anthony Davis, the man condemned for killing her son.

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Recent News

Sun Report

Police agencies pulling out of Democratic convention

July 31, 2020

MILWAUKEE (AP) — More than 100 police agencies are withdrawing from agreements to send personnel to bolster...

Entertainment

Toronto sets lineup, Regina King to debut Muhammad Ali film

July 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Actor-director Werner Herzog, left, and actress-director Regina King. The Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday...

Stateside

NAACP Kicks Off 111th Annual Convention with Arts, Culture & Entertainment Festival

August 3, 2020

Washington, D.C. – The NAACP will kick off its 111th Annual Convention on Monday, August 3, 2020, with...

Commentary

A Millennial Voice: Vital Tonics

July 31, 2020

By Danaé Reid To the naked eye, Natalie Bustamante looks like your ordinary, successful, beautiful Latina woman,...

Seniors

How self-determination is changing elderly and disability care in the age of COVID-19

July 31, 2020

BPT The threat of COVID-19 in nursing homes and assisted living facilities has led elderly individuals and...

Go With The-Flo

Cuba Gooding Jr. catches the Gov. Cuomo’s ire after being photographed with his mask down at charity event

July 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Cuba Gooding Jr. (Photo: Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Oprah Winfrey has set...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff